Upstream information

CVE-2014-1438 at MITRE

Description

The restore_fpu_checking function in arch/x86/include/asm/fpu-internal.h in the Linux kernel before 3.12.8 on the AMD K7 and K8 platforms does not clear pending exceptions before proceeding to an EMMS instruction, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (task kill) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.7
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 858638 [VERIFIED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification. The updates are grouped by state of their lifecycle. SUSE product lifecycles are documented on the lifecycle page.

Product(s) Source package State
Products under general support and receiving all security fixes.
SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.1 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.2 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Manager Server 4.2 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Manager Server 4.2 kernel-source Analysis
Products under Long Term Service Pack support and receiving important and critical security fixes.
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP4 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1-ESPOS kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1-ESPOS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1-LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3-ESPOS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3-LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-ESPOS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP1 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP3 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-BCL kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4-LTSS kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4-LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1-LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3-LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 kernel-source Analysis
SLES for SAP Applications 11 SP3 kernel-default Unsupported
SLES for SAP Applications 11 SP3 kernel-source Unsupported
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP1 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP3 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.0 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3-LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4-LTSS kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4-LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-ESPOS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-LTSS kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-BCL kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-ESPOS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4-ESPOS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1-BCL kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3-BCL kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 kernel-source Analysis


SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Sun Jan 19 11:19:18 2014
CVE page last modified: Fri Jan 20 12:17:16 2023